Art Students Bring Home the Prize

During March, art students competed in the visual Arts Scholastic Event, also known as VASE. 58 students received medals and eight qualified for state. “I entered VASE because I have always loved art and my passion for art has always been growing. I’ve been doing VASE since freshman year. I’ve put a lot of my…

Engineering Teams Take 1st, 2nd at U.S. National Championship

Team Turbo Tigers won the Land Rover 4×4 in Schools national competition with the second team PawXPaw taking second, qualifying both for the World Finals in the United Kingdom in April and earned an automatic bid to the 2020 World Finals. The 4×4 in Schools Technology Challenge is a challenge for high school students to…

5 DECA students advance to international contest

The following DECA competitors advanced from state competition to the international competition in Orlando in late April: Valari Graham– Retail Merchandising Teagan Krewson – Entrepreneurship Lily Sethre-Brink– Marketing Communications Varun Verma– Business Finance Riley Wheaton– Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Spring Konstant Robotics Team Wins Top Team Award

The Spring Konstant robotics team competed at its first of only two events of the season this past weekend.  They placed 5th in a field of 36 and were the 5th seeded alliance captain in playoffs, going 2-1. The team was awarded the Engineering Inspiration award, the second highest team award, for the second year in…

2 Girls Powerlifters State Bound

The girls powerlifting team, including Saidee Hernandez, Rain Lozano, Jenni Venegas, and Miracle Gray, competed at the regional meet this past weekend at Del Valle High School.  Hernandez and Lozano both had a personal best meet and finished in the top 10 of their weight division.  Lozano set the school record on squat with a…

Little Shop of Horrors garners 8 GAHSMTA nominations

Theatre earned eight Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Award nominations for Little Shop of Horrors: 1. Best Technical Execution 2. Best Direction 3. Best Scenic Design 4. Best Lighting Design5. Best Costume Design 6. Best Lead Actress – Cassie Martin 7. Best Lead Actor – Ryan McCartney 8. Best Production Awards are presented at…

Seven qualify for state in VASE art competition

cover piece by Jacob Pedersen On Saturday, seven students qualified for the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) state competition in April after success at the Region 13 South event in San Marcos with 53 medals awarded to Tigers. State Qualifiers: Isabelle Avena Vasi Bjeletich Katie Hilton Jade Howe Hailey Kirkup Jacob Pedersen Melissa Richardson – two…

Students and “The Pursuit of Happiness”

On Thursday, February the 21st, Dr. Laurie Santos came to talk to the 10th, 11th, and 12th graders about the class she teaches at Yale University, called “Psychology and the Good Life” or otherwise known by her students as “The Pursuit of Happiness”. Laurie Santos graduated from Harvard in 1997 and is now a professor…

Return of the Quotes

The topic of senior quotes has been an area of discussion for several months following the senior quote issues from the past two years of graduating classes. The yearbook staff received backlash from upset students and yearbook advisor Jessica Stamp because of several inappropriate and offensive senior quotes that were submitted to the staff and…